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Higher interest rates to trigger world economic meltdown as spenders 'fall into DEBT TRAP' - Express.co.uk

Published: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:55:47 GMT


Express.co.uk

Higher interest rates to trigger world economic meltdown as spenders 'fall into DEBT TRAP'
Express.co.uk
The world has become so used to ultra-low interest rates and cheap credit that any rise in the cost of money could trigger a financial catastrophe, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) warned. Central banks around the world are gearing up to ...
BIS warns higher interest rates could derail global growthFinancial Times
The Financial System's Weak Link: Zombie FirmsBloomberg
Global debt may be understated by $13 trillion, rise in interest rates could spark crisis: BISHindustan Times
Bank for International Settlements
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World markets at new highs; UK zero-hours contracts fall - as it happened - The Guardian

Published: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:51:00 GMT


The Guardian

World markets at new highs; UK zero-hours contracts fall - as it happened
The Guardian
World markets are continuing their record runs, unperturbed by Donald Trump's rhetoric against North Korea at the UN and despite some caution ahead of the latest Federal Reserve interest rate decision on Wednesday. The MSCI All Country World Index, ...

Bank of England to hike interest rates twice by May 2018, HSBC says - Independent.ie

Published: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:42:15 GMT


Independent.ie

Bank of England to hike interest rates twice by May 2018, HSBC says
Independent.ie
But despite investor excitement over the prospect of a pending interest rates hike, HSBC said the move could ultimately be “premature”, forcing the Bank to backtrack and cut rates once again. “First, we are bearish on the demand side of the economy ...
Daily Markets Brief – Interest Rates in Focus, Trump Set to Speak to UNNasdaq
Pound to dollar exchange rate – sterling's rise continues after Bank of England interest rates announcementThe Sun
HSBC says sees two UK interest rate hikes by end-2018Moneycontrol.com

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What US Decline? The World Still Watches the Fed - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:00:48 GMT


Bloomberg

What US Decline? The World Still Watches the Fed
Bloomberg
This isn't to say that the direction of Chinese interest rates is insignificant to the world or that a shift at the ECB can be blown off outside the 19 members of the euro area. When Chinese markets gyrated in 2015 and 2016, the impact was felt in ...

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Growing risk of 'debt trap' if interest rates stay low, say central bankers - The Guardian

Published: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 16:00:58 GMT


The Guardian

Growing risk of 'debt trap' if interest rates stay low, say central bankers
The Guardian
A new warning has been issued about the growing risk of a “debt trap” if interest rates around the world stay near zero, which has encouraged borrowing by households, businesses and governments. The Bank for International Settlements – known as the ...

Flattest Curve in Developed World Tells the Bond Market's Tale - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:00:58 GMT


Bloomberg

Flattest Curve in Developed World Tells the Bond Market's Tale
Bloomberg
The yield on Canada's two-year bond has surged 82 basis points since June 9, one working day before the Bank of Canada first signaled it was considering an increase in interest rates. The yield on the country's 30-year bond has added 41 basis points in ...

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The World's Biggest Wealth Fund Hits $1 Trillion - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:12:01 GMT


Bloomberg

The World's Biggest Wealth Fund Hits $1 Trillion
Bloomberg
The fund says it doesn't make sense to have more diversification in a world in which prices and rates are converging. Its huge size has also driven the fund to respond to problems with trading by devising elaborate strategies to hide its selling and ...

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Fall in migration after Brexit could push up inflation, says Carney - The Guardian

Published: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:37:23 GMT


Reuters.com

Fall in migration after Brexit could push up inflation, says Carney
The Guardian
Other central banks around the world are also seeking to raise interest rates, which means “the case for a modest monetary tightening is reinforced”. Threadneedle Street has previously talked up the likelihood of a rate hike only to not follow through ...
BoE's Carney: Brexit would push up inflation and interest ratesFinancial Times
Bank of England's Carney sees Brexit pushing up inflation, rate rise likelyReuters.com
Mark Carney says rate rises will be gradual and limited - BBC NewsBBC News
Daily Star
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Slight gains in US stocks lift Dow, S&P, Nasdaq to new highs - Washington Post

Published: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:17:00 GMT


Washington Post

Slight gains in US stocks lift Dow, S&P, Nasdaq to new highs
Washington Post
Trading was subdued overall as investors looked ahead to Wednesday, when the Federal Reserve was expected to deliver an update on the central bank's view of the economy and the timing of its plans to raise interest rates and shrink its bond holdings.

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Interest rate hint sends sterling rocketing to highest level since Brexit result - Belfast Telegraph

Published: Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:28:59 GMT


Belfast Telegraph

Interest rate hint sends sterling rocketing to highest level since Brexit result
Belfast Telegraph
... Michael Saunders in calling for a hike. But the MPC member said that there were still grounds to hold steady on rates, particularly given “continued uncertainty” over the UK's future trading relationship with the EU “and the rest of the world” in ...

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